I wired the money for Roomies! Book 1 this morning, which means it's on its way! We're one boat trip away from total college sweetness.
Here's Dirge. And Dirge! The original Dirge has a habit of getting killed whenever he appears, so Animated Dirge one-upped him by never showing up at all! If he had, he'd have been the Greedy Clone, following the established "clones-each-represent-a-different-f
Animated Dirge is a weird shade of blue. It's tinted green enough that it reminds me of my old Nightbeat toy when the blue plastic yellowed due to age. Basically, every time I look at him I'm reminded of toy mortality. It's not pleasant!
I do really like the magenta trim on him, though.
So into the Animated Decepticon display he goes! I can just barely wedge him onto the edge of Skywarp and Thundercracker's plastic display riser. I'd have to take the entire shelf apart to give you an All The Animated Seekers shot, so this'll have to do.